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The State Museum is a comprehensive professional museum which was established in 1905 to collect and preserve artifacts which illustrate the Commonwealth's history through exhibits and programs. 'The Battle of Gettysburg: Pickett's Charge' is displayed here; the painting is said to be one of the world's largest. A planetarium is also available.

Location: Third St, Harrisburg Pennsylvania Telephone 717-787-4978

Other History nearby:
(Strasburg) Amish Village
(McSherrystown) Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
(Mount Joy) Bube's Brewery
(Carlisle) Carlisle Barracks
(Gettysburg) Confederate States Armory & Museum
(Mount Joy) Donegal Mills Plantation

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